Michael Phelps' coach Bob Bowman has claimed he has "great concerns" surrounding water pollution at next year's Olympic Games open water swimming venue on Copacabana Bay here.
Sergey Bubka today promised to give women a stronger voice within the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) if he is elected President later this month.
Brazil will compete in the men’s and women’s basketball competitions on home soil at next year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after resolving their dispute with the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), it was announced today.
The National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) have claimed they will need over KSh542 million (£3.5 million/$5.4 million/€4.9 million) to send their team to next year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Brazil's Pan American Games silver medalist Márcio Jorge concluded a dominant three days of performances here by overcoming a domestic line-up to win the equestrian test event ahead of next year's Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
China finished on top of the medals table at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Aquatics Championships for the first time since 1994, despite the best known member of their team, Sun Yang, failing to compete in the men’s 1500 metres freestyle final on the final day of competition in Kazan.
A colourful Opening Ceremony saw the Cerebral Palsy International Sport and Recreation Association (CPISRA) World Games get off to spectacular start in Nottingham.
Hosts Canada enjoyed a stunning second day of swimming at the Parapan American Games in Toronto, claiming 15 of the 30 medals available in the evening session, including five golds.
England 2015 have begun conducting tests in transport, accreditation and spectator experience during eight matches ahead of the Rugby World Cup, due to open on September 18, as preparations for the tournament enter their final stages.
Reigning world champion Ma Long of China fought back from a game down to secure his 20th International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour title with victory over compatriot Xu Xin as at the China Open in Chengdu.
Two-times Olympic champion secures United States quota spot for Rio 2016 with skeet gold at ISSF World Cup
American two-times Olympic champion Vincent Hancock continued his dominance of the men’s skeet event as he clinched gold at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Gabala, Azerbaijan.
New Zealand stunned 10-times world champions and hosts Australia with a thrilling 52-47 victory in front of a Netball World Cup record crowd at the Allphones Arena on the Olympic Park in Sydney today.
Japan won both the boy’s and girls’ team titles on the final day of the International Judo Federation (IJF) Cadet World Championships in Sarajevo.
Bulgarian boxers were unbeaten in their preliminary bouts on the third day of the EUBC European Confederation Boxing Championships in front of their home fans in Samokov.
Olympic silver medallist Cancan into last four at ASBC Asian Confederation Women’s Continental Championships
Olympic silver medallist and three-times International Boxing Championships (AIBA) champion Ren Cancan booked her place in the semi-finals of the ASBC Asian Confederation Women’s Continental Championships with a tense split decision win over Zhaina Shekerbekova of Uzebkistan in Wulanchabu, China.